Troy Dye - Oregon

Height/Weight - 6'3/231

Age/Birthday - 23 Years Old, (September 18, 1996)

Combine Results - 40-, Vert-", Broad-"

Class - Senior

Conference - Pac 12 (East)

NFL Draft Projection - Round 2

College Stats -

2019 - 52 (Solos)/32 (Assists)/9.5 (TFL)/2.5 (Sacks)

2018 - 64 (Solos)/45 (Assists)/6.0 (TFL)/1.0 (Sacks)

2017 - 62 (Solos)/45 (Assists)/14.0 (TFL)/4.0 (Sacks)

2016 - 56 (Solos)/35 (Assists)/12.0 (TFL)/5.5 (Sacks)

NFL Player ComparisonZach Cunningham, Cory Littleton

Current ADP -  (Rookie Drafts),  (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • He is a run and hit, down hill linebacker that quickly diagnoses both run & pass plays

  • Demonstrates very good reactive athleticism, incredible awareness to drop in space

  • Navigates through traffic, excellent chase player when he's not play side against the run

  • Does a very good job of getting underneath inside receivers & carrying a TE up a seam

  • Plays in sub packages due to his coverage ability & projects as excellent special teamer

  • Skill set makes him ideal 4-3 WLB where he can utilize his speed & tenacity

  • Has excellent range & the athletic ability to counter today’s pace & space offenses

  • Incredible burst when playing downhill or looking to get into the boundary on screens

  • Great lateral agility & good flexibility, which lets him extend his tackle radius

  • Shows ability to adjust short zones to QB's eyes, likes to read the backfield at all times

  • He'll influence more plays then he should, given his athleticism & explosiveness

  • Fluid, he's got lightning feet & transitional quickness doesn't suffer at steep angles

Player Notes Cons

 

  • Plays with quickness when rushing the QB, but gets overwhelmed when rushing inside

  • Needs to add strength & mass to maximize his natural gifts, light at the point of attack

  • Easily gets overwhelmed inside by stronger, physical interior lineman at times

  • Overruns run fits & doesn’t maintain gap discipline against misdirection & zone reads

  • Lacks consistency playing through contact & getting off blocks questionable awareness

  • Is slow to read and react to most blocking schemes & likes to keep his jersey clean